Sound Card Path/Point  REDHAT 9.0  KERNEL: 2.4.20-6

Posted on 2004-04-27
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
I have Redhat Linux  9.0 and  KERNEL: 2.4.20-6. i have got sound to work in XWindows and need to know where the soundcard is connected to. I am trying to run windows programs with WINE ( and need to know where the sound card is connected.

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help
Question by:tleighton999
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owensleftfoot earned 250 total points
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Have a look at /dev/sound or /dev/audio. Or /dev/sndx where x is a number between & 10.

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thanks for a quick reply owen, i will try this out

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willy134 earned 250 total points
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don't forget /dev/dsp

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Thank youboth for quick answers, i have tried both and have found that /dev/dsp AND /dev/audio work. Maybe this is because i have 2 soundcards in my system?

Thank you both again

Thomas R Leighton

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